Proyecto

5th B ELL: Language Arts-Unit 1

Descripción

In this course, fifth graders will deepen their understanding of concepts about grammar, spelling, text and comprehension strategies. They will have many opportunities to apply what they have learned through integration of language arts with other subjects and they will also begin to write for different purposes and learn how to analyze reading passages in a more complex way.


For the first unit, the students will develop new comprehension skills, apply new reading and writing strategies, expand their vocabulary, and improve their reading fluency and spelling knowledge.

UNIT 1

  • Genres: Realistic fiction, tall tale, novel, biography, expository text

  • Skills: Plot, Characters, cause/effect, setting, theme, sequence

  • Strategies: Text Structure

  • Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words, homographs, homonyms, antonyms

  • Spelling: Contractions, short vowel, long vowel, long vowel digraphs, -ed, -ing

  • Question of the Unit: What kinds of challenges do people face and how do they meet them?

Objetivos

Students will develop the conceptual, procedural and attitudinal knowledge related to the contents of this unit.

READING STREET LANGUAGE ARTS PROGRAM

UNIT 1 SKILLS

WEEKS

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Genre

Realistic Fiction

Talle Tale

Novel

Biography

Expository Text

Comprehension Skill

Character and Plot

Cause and Effect

Theme and Setting

Fact and Opinion

Cause and Effect

Comprehension Strategy

Monitor and clarify

Summarize

Inferring

Questioning

Text Structure

Vocabulary Strategy/Skill

Context Clues/Homographs

Context Clues/Homonyms

Dictionary/Glossary/

Unknown Words

Context Clues/

Antonyms

Context Clues/

Multiple-Meaning Words

Fluency

Expression

Rate

Expression

Phrasing/

Punctuation Cues

Accuracy

Spelling

Short Vowel

VCCV, VCV

Long Vowel

VCV

Long Vowel

Digraphs

Adding –ed,     -ing

Contractions

 

Area

Lengua Extranjera - Inglés

Edad

9-10 / 10-11

Duración

Sesión 1:

2 weeks.

Sesión 2:

1 week

Sesión 3:

5 sessions

Sesión 4:

Two weeks.

Herramientas

  • Sistema Operativo
  • Internet - Comunicación
  • Base de Datos
  • Simulaciones
  • Manejo de teclado
  • Blogs
  • Wiki
  • Editor vectorial (Flash
  • Svg
  • etc)
  • Compositor de imágenes (Corel Draw
  • etc)
  • Editor de páginas Web
  • Fotografía/Video
  • Micromundos
  • Scratch

Recursos

Materials required:
A five-division notebook, pens, 2 or more pencils, glue, scissors, white and color paper sheets, construction paper, a geometric set, colors, markers, erasers, and a pencil sharpener. Students need to have all materials and assigned textbooks for class. 

Textbooks:
The textbooks used in this course are the Reading Street Volume 1 and Volume 2 for fifth grade and the Reader's and Writer's Notebook from Pearson.

 

Platforms:

Requisitos

REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES FOR VIRTUAL CLASSES

  • Punctuality at the beginning of classes; a maximum delay of 5 minutes will be considered.

  • Make the first connection 5 minutes before class time.

  • The use of caps, glasses, sunglasses or any accessory that obstruct vision.

  • Eating is not allowed during the virtual session (except for natural water).

  • You should not use obscene, foul language or any high-sounding word, which threaten the integrity of any teacher and much less with classmates.

  • Respect for colleagues in every possible area and this also includes for the teacher.

  • Work in a timely manner, as well as in the delivery of works.

  • Discipline during the session (no yelling, singing, whistling, etc.)

  • Avoid sharing inappropriate content.

  • Have on hand what you need to work (notebook, pencil, colors, glue, scissors, etc.)

  • The teacher is the only one authorized to end the session.

  • In case of non-compliance with any of these rules, the parents will be notified and the corresponding sanctions will be applied.

CLASS PROTOCOL

  • Show up to class with a uniform shirt.

  • Present yourself clean and already fed.

  • Staying with the camera open during class and focusing your face.

  • Keep the microphone off until receiving instructions from the teacher.

  • Have materials nearby and available.

  • Work in a specific and appropriate place for the class without distractions (no TV, radio, video games or people yelling or interacting).

  • Limit the use of other devices and focus on the tablet or computer.

  • Identify yourself in the session from the beginning with your name and surname.

  • Request to speak in a way determined by your teacher.

Actividades de Clase

Propósito

Develop the activities planned for the period of August 24 to September 04 of 2020.

Duración

2 weeks.

Actividad Docente

Week of Agust 24 to August 28 of 2020

Week of August 31 to September 04 of 2020

Monday: August 24, 2020

Tuesday: August 25, 2020

Wednesday: August 26, 2020

Thursday: August 27, 2020

Friday: August 28, 2020

  • First session: 

  • Second session:

    • Baseline Test-Part VI-application (reading)

 

Monday: August 31, 2020

  • First session:

    • "The Boat" (dynamic review)

  • Second session:

    • Baseline Test-Part VII (speaking)

  • Third session:

    • Unscramble the words activity

Tuesday: September 01, 2020

 

  • First session:

    • Dynamic: Hidden Picture-Animals

    • Dynamic: Hidden Picture-Hobbies

  • Second session:

    • Kahoot Activity

Wednesday: September 02, 2020

  • First session and second session:

    • Khan Academy Tutorials

Thursday: September 03, 2020

  • First session: 

  • Second session:

    • Khan Academy Tutorials

  • Third session:

    • Read Theory tutorials

Friday: September 04, 2020

 

 

Actividad Estudiante

  • Be attentive.

  • Participate.

  • Turn in the assignments according to the determined criteria.

  • Show a respectful attitude all the time.

Propósito

Develop the activities planned for the period of September 07 to September 11 of 2020.

Duración

1 week

Actividad Docente

Week of September 07 to September 11 of 2020

Monday: September 07, 2020

  • First session:

    1. Log into Savvas Realize.

    2. Watch the Big Question Video  "What kinds of challenges do people face and how do they meet them?"

    3. Type the answers in the Journal chart

    4. Unit 1-Week 1-Day 1: Watch the Concept Talk video about the Question of the Week (What inspires people to act courageously?) and answer the  question in the Journal (What inspires you to act courageously?).

    5. Spelling words dictation.

    6. Copy the Amazing and Spelling Words from the chart on Classroom.

  • Second session:

    1. Watch the embed video about the current week's selection: Red Kayak

    2. Solve page 40 (Plot and Character) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to the corresponding assignment on Classroom.

  • Third session:

    1. Solve pages 41 (Writing: Written Directions) and 42 (Vocabulary) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to the corresponding assignment on Classroom.

    2. After class (homework):

      • Finish copying the Amazing and Spelling Words from the chart on Classroom.

      • Start working in the writing product of the week: a five-line text about how to prepare your favorite dish or meal. Use this two vocabulary words in the text: "minute" and "normally". Write the text in the notebook. Add a colored frame to the text. Take a picture of the writing product and upload it to Classroom. The writing product  must be ready for Friday (September 11, 2020). Record the reading. Create a video in the tablet or in the parents' cellphone and upload it to Classroom/ClassDojo.

      • Copy the selection's summary in the notebook and make a drawing about it. Color the drawing. Take a picture of the work and upload it to ClassDojo. The selection's plot diagram (summary) is on Classroom.

Tuesday: September 08, 2020

  • First session:.

    1. Watch the embed video about the four kinds of sentences: Four Kinds of Sentences.

    2. Solve page 43 (Four Kinds of Sentences) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to ClassDojo.

  • Second session:

    1. Solve page 44 (Spelling Words: Short Vowel VCCV, VCV) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to ClassDojo.

  • Third session:

    1. Solve page 46 (Vocabulary: Homographs) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of thework to ClassDojo.

    2. After class (homework):

      • Fill the chart on page 45 (Steps in a Process) with information about how to wash the hands in the correct way. Upload a photo of the work to ClassDojo.

      • Log into Savvas Realize and work on the Unit 1-Week 1-Day 2 Journal: Short Answer activity.

      • Remember to keep working in the writing product of the week: a five-line text about how to prepare your favorite dish or meal. Use this two vocabulary words in the text: "minute" and "normally". Write the text in the notebook. Add a colored frame to the text. Take a picture of the writing product and upload it to ClassDojo. The writing product  must be ready for Friday (September 11, 2020). Record the reading. Create a video in the tablet or in the parents' cellphone and upload it to Classroom/ClassDojo.

Wednesday: September 09, 2020

  • First session:

    1. Log into Savvas Realize.

    2. Watch the Unit 1-Week 1-Day 3 Grammar Jammer Video  "Sentences" and complete the sentence.

    3. Start working on pages 47 and 48 (Dictionary/Glossary) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook.

  • Second session:

    1. Continue working on pages 47 and 48 (Dictionary/Glossary) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to ClassDojo.

    2. After class (homework):

      • Remember to keep working in the writing product of the week: a five-line text about how to prepare your favorite dish or meal. Use this two vocabulary words in the text: "minute" and "normally". Write the text in the notebook. Add a colored frame to the text. Take a picture of the writing product and upload it to ClassDojo. The writing product  must be ready for Friday (September 11, 2020). Record the reading. Create a video in the tablet or in the parents' cellphone and upload it to Classroom/ClassDojo.

Thursday: September 10, 2020

  • First session: 

    1. Solve page 49 (Spelling Words: Short Vowel VCCV, VCV) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to ClassDojo.

  • Second session:

    1. Solve page 50 (Four Kinds of Sentences) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to ClassDojo.

  • Third session:

    1. Copy the spelling words and their meanings from Quizlet.

    2. Check the pending activities.

    3. After class (homework):

      • Work on the Unit 1-Week 1-Day 4 Journal: Short Answer activity.

      • Remember to keep working in the writing product of the week: a five-line text about how to prepare your favorite dish or meal. Use this two vocabulary words in the text: "minute" and "normally". Write the text in the notebook. Add a colored frame to the text. Take a picture of the writing product and upload it to ClassDojo. The writing product  must be ready for Friday (September 11, 2020). Record the reading. Create a video in the tablet or in the parents' cellphone and upload it to Classroom/ClassDojo.

      • Study for the Spelling Test.

Friday: September 11, 2020

  • First session: 

    1. Solve the spelling test on Classroom.

    2. Log into Savvas Realize and work on the Unit 1-Week 1-Day 05 Story Sort and Journal activities.

    3. Upload the photo of the writing product (a five-line text about how to prepare your favorite dish or meal) to ClassDojo. 

    4. Upload the video of the reading to ClassDojo. 

  • Second session:

    1. Work on the Read Theory current assignment.

 

Actividad Estudiante

  • Upload their classwork and homework evidence to ClassDojo.

  • Solve the weekly spellings tests.

  • Work on the assigned platforms: Classroom, Savvas Realize, Quizlet and Read Theory.

Propósito

Develop the activities planned for the period of September 14 to September 18 of 2020.

Duración

5 sessions

Actividad Docente

Monday: September 14, 2020

  • First session:
    1. Log into Savvas Realize.
    2. Unit 1-Week 2-Day 1: Watch the Concept Talk video about the Question of the Week (How can nature challenge us?).
    3. Watch the Envision It video.
  • Second session
  1. Spelling words dictation.
  2. Work on page 51 of the Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook. Upload the work to the corresponding assignment.
  3. Copy the Amazing words with their definitions from the chart on Classroom. Upload the work on the assignment.
  • Third session:
  1. Watch the embed video about the current week's selection Thunder Rose: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9aD-qNP8-8
  2. Copy in the notebook the summary of the selection. Add a drawing and color it. Upload the work to the assignment on Clasroom.

After class:

  • Finish the pending activities.

Tuesday: September 15, 2020

  • First session:
    1. Read and solve page 52 (Writing: Writing for Tests) in the Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to the corresponding assignment.
  • Second session:
    1. Solve page 53 (Vocabulary) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to the corresponding assignment.
    2. After class (homework): Work on the writing product. It has to be a five-line friendly letter to someone living out of town about an event that happened where you live. Use three vocabulary words. The assignment will be on Classroom.  The writing product must be ready for Friday (September 18, 2020). 
  • Third session:
    1. Watch and solve the Unit 1-Week 2-Day 3: Grammar Jammer (Sentences) on Savvas Realize.
    2. Watch the two videos about subjects and predicates, fragments and run-on sentences posted on Classroom.
    3. Solve page 54 (Subjects and Predicates) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to the corresponding assignment.
    4. After class (homework):
      • Keep working in the writing product of the week: a five-line friendly letter to someone living out of town about an event that happened where you live. Use three vocabulary words. The assignment will be on Classroom.  The writing product must be ready for Friday (September 18, 2020).
      • Work in the Journal: Short Answer and Journal: Word Bank assignments.

Wednesday: September 16, 2020: NO CLASSES

Thursday: September 17, 2020

    1. Copy the spelling words and their meanings from Quizlet.
    2. Solve page 55 (Spelling Words: Long Vowel  VCV) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to Classroom.
  • Second session:
    1. Solve page 57 (Vocabulary) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to Classroom.
  • Third session:
    1. Solve page 59 (Almanac) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook.Upload a photo of the work to Classroom.
    2. Check the pending activities.
    3. After class:
      • Work on the pending assignments from Savvas.
      • Remember to keep working in the writing product of the week: a five-line friendly letter on its corresponding assignment. Use three vocabulary words in the text. The writing product  must be ready for TOMORROW (September 18, 2020). 
      • Study for the Spelling Test.

Friday: September 18, 2020

  • First session: 
    1. Spelling test. 
    2. Finish the writing product: a five-line friendly letter on its corresponding assignment. Use three vocabulary words in the text.
    3. Work on page 60. Upload a photo of the work to Classroom.
  • Second session:
  1. Work on page 61. Upload a photo of the work to Classroom.

Actividad Estudiante

  • Upload their classwork and homework evidence to ClassDojo.

  • Solve the weekly spellings tests.

  • Work on the assigned platforms: Classroom, Savvas Realize, Quizlet and Read Theory.

Propósito

Develop the activities planned for the period of September 21 to September 25 of 2020.

Duración

Two weeks.

Actividad Docente

Monday: September 21, 2020

  • First session:
    1. Log into Savvas Realize.
    2. Unit 1-Week 3-Day 1: Watch the Concept Talk video about the Question of the Week (How do people survive the wilderness?); copy in the notebook the amazing words from the video. Answer the question in the Journal (If you ever got lost in the wilderness, how would you survive?).
    3. Envision Video.
  • Second session
  1. Spelling words dictation.
  2. Work on page 62 of the Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook. Upload the work to the corresponding assignment.

 

  • Third session:
  1. Watch the embed video about the current week's selection Island of the Blue Dolphins: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1OfIWuM6-c
  2. Copy in the notebook the summary of the selection. Add a drawing and color it. Upload the work to the assignment on Clasroom.

After class (homework):

  • Finish the pending activities.

Tuesday: September 22, 2020

  • First session:
    1. Read and solve page 63 (Writing: Invitation) in the Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to the corresponding assignment.
  • Second session:
    1. Solve page 64 (Vocabulary) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to the corresponding assignment.
    2. Work on the writing product: a letter you might send off in a bottle if you were stranded on an island. Use three vocabulary words. The assignment will be on Classroom.  The writing product must be ready for Friday (September 25, 2020). 
  • Third session:
    1. Watch and solve the Unit 1-Week 3-Day 3 Grammar Jammer on Savvas Realize.
    2. Watch the videos about independent and dependent clauses posted on Classroom.
    3. Solve page 65 (Independent and Dependent Clauses) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to the corresponding assignment.
    4. After class (homework):
      • Keep working in the writing product of the week. It has to be a letter you might send off in a bottle if you were stranded on an island. Use three vocabulary words. The assignment will be on Classroom.  The writing product must be ready for Friday (September 25, 2020). 
      • Work in the Journal: Word Bank assignment.

Wednesday: September 23, 2020

  • First session:
    1. Work on page 66 (Long Vowel Digraphs) of the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to Classroom.
  • Second session:
    1. Work on pages 68 (Vocabulary: Unknown Words) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to Classroom.
    2. After class:
      • Work on the Four Column Chart (p. 67). See the example.
      • Work in the writing product of the week. It has to be a letter you might send off in a bottle if you were stranded on an island. Use three vocabulary words. The assignment will be on Classroom.  The writing product must be ready for Friday (September 25, 2020).

Thursday: September 24, 2020

  • First session: 
    1. Copy the spelling words and their meanings from Quizlet. Upload a photo of the work to Classroom.
    2. Start working on pages 69 and 70 (SPQ3R) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to Classroom.
  • Second session:
    1. Finish working on pages 69 and 70 (SPQ3R) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook.. Upload a photo of the work to Classroom.
  • Third session:
    1. Solve page 71 (Long Vowel Digraphs) in the Reader's and Writer's Notebook. Upload a photo of the work to Classroom. Check the pending activities.
    2. After class (homework):
      • Work on the pending assignments from Savvas.
      • Keep working in the writing product of the week. It has to be a letter you might send off in a bottle if you were stranded on an island. Use three vocabulary words. The assignment will be on Classroom.  The writing product must be ready for Friday (September 25, 2020). 
      • Study for the Spelling Test.

 

Friday: September 25, 2020

  • First session: 
    1. Solve the spelling test.
    2. Work on page 72 (Independent and Dependent Clauses) in the Reader’s and Writer’s Notebook. Upload a picture of the work.
    3. Solve the assignments on Savvas.
    4. Upload the photo of the writing product: a letter you might send off in a bottle if you were stranded on an island.
  • Second session:
    1. Work on the Read Theory current assignment.

 

Actividad Estudiante

  • Upload their classwork and homework evidence to ClassDojo.

  • Solve the weekly spellings tests.

  • Work on the assigned platforms: Classroom, Savvas Realize, Quizlet and Read Theory.

Propósito

Duración

Actividad Docente

Actividad Estudiante

Evaluación

  • Participation.

  • Classwork.

  • Homework.

  • Tests and quizzes.

Notas

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Créditos

Autor: Octavio Flores Leon

Fecha de publicación : 2020-08-23 20:13:30


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